Classic western series. Rpt
David Frost interviews the shadow chancellor, Gordon Brown , and Irish Prime Minister Albert Reynolds. Series editor Barney Jones
Including at 8.15 and 9.00 News; plus weather forecasts
To mark the 30th anniversary of the death of C S Lewis, Judy Merry goes to Magdalen College, Oxford, for a service which draws its themes and readings from the author's work.
Issues and events in Europe and the USA, including a film of deaf children talking about the war in Yugoslavia.
With Linda Day. Signed and subtitled.
The series for people who run their own businesses. Today: dynamic accounting. A Diverse/Lauderdale production for BBCtv
The story of Lise Meitner , the scientist whose work led to the splitting of the atom. Rpt Stereo
David Bellamy looks at the water cycle.
Today, how a Charollais heifer helps Children in Need. With John Craven. Plus the week's weather at 12.55
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Analysis of the week's political events with John Humphrys.
Omnibus edition. The weekend in Amsterdam is not turning out too well.
Starring Kevin Costner Kiefer Sutherland
A young Second World War gunner, trapped in the belly of his aircraft, appears to be facing inevitable death.
Terry Wogan , Sue Cook , Andi Peters and Simon Mayo preview Friday's big day. Stereo PUDSEY INFORMATION LINE: 0[number removed](calls cost 36p per minute cheap rate, 48p at other times)
A special programme of magic and music to celebrate Mickey Mouse 's 65th anniversary in show business.
Among the guests, Harry Connick Jr , Lulu and Take That. Introduced from EuroDisney, Paris, by Simon Mayo. Director Paul Kirrage
Executive producer John Fisher
Today, Christmas velvets, the Afro Hairdresser of the Year
Award and the Royal College of Art's degree show. With
Jeff Banks , Caryn Franklin , Brenda Emmanus and Vanessa Scott.
Producer Colette Foster
Executive producer Roger Casstles
The second of six parts, adapted by Richard Carpenter from Mary Norton 's books.
Pod tells the Hendrearys that he and his family are leaving. Eggletina shows them a way out through the scullery drain, but as they make their way, a roaring wall of water rushes towards them.
Producer Grainne Marmion
Director John Henderson
A Working Title production for BBCtv
With Moira Stuart.
Weather Penny Tranter
Pam Rhodes visits Beverley with its magnificent Gothic
Minster. Hymns include Praise to the Lord, Bright the Vison and We Have a Gospel to Proclaim. Producer Moira Kean ; Editor Helen Alexander
Foggy identifies the sound of a giant woodpecker and exploits this natural wonder.
With Bill Owen , Peter Sallis , Brian Wilde , Jane Freeman , Kathy Staff , Thora Hird , Jean Alexander , Jean Ferguson and Robert Fyfe. Written by Roy Clarke
Director/Producer Alan J W Bell
Lovejoy, Charlotte and Charlie are in search of religious books for the Felsham Library.
Episode written by Colin Shindler
Producer Jo Wright ; Director Jim Hill
Sharon faces a crisis in her relationship with Colin.
With Pauline Quirke , Linda Robson , Lesley Joseph , Alun Lewis , Peter Polycarpou , and Eamonn Walker. Episode wntten by Sue Teddern
Director Terry Kinane ; Producer Charlie Hanson An Alomo production for BBCtv
With Michael Buerk.
Weather Penny Tranter
Adapted from Michael Dobbs 's best-selling sequel to House of Cards, this new four-part political thriller re-unites the award-winning team of producer Ken Riddington , director Paul Seed , scriptwriter
Andrew Davies and leading actor
Ian Richardson as the ruthless and cunning Francis Urquhart.
House of Cards saw Urquhart win the leadership of his party through foul and devious scheming. To Play the King finds him triumphantly installed as Prime Minister, but uneasy at the memory of Mattie, the young journalist he murdered on his way to the top, and facing criticism from a caringand honourable new monarch
(Michael Kitchen ) who's appalled by his unfeeling, materialist policies. However,
Urquhart - described by Richardson as "a man entirely without admirable qualities" - has lost none of his relish for the fight. Stereo Subtitled
Andrew Duncan talks to
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Sir Bruce Bullerby:
In an occasional series that has included reports from Shanghai,
Rome, Sydney and Los Angeles, Clive James makes his first trip to the Middle East and finds a city of opposites: liberalism and fundamentalism, opulence and poverty, ancient and modern.
James visits the pyramids
("they're exactly as advertised: big, pointed buildings"), tries to buy a camel and talks to Omar Sharif about his love for Cairo's traditions of tolerance and cosmopolitanism.
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The Body Parts Business
Since the late 80s there have been disturbing allegations from several Third World countries that children are killed and their organs used for transplants. This film brings the first evidence that a vicious black market in organs is indeed developing. Producer Judy Jackson Series editor John Blake
An Alma production for BBCtv